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Some traditional cultures have turned to witch doctors or shamans to apply magic, herbal mixtures, or folk medicine to rid deranged persons of evil spirits or bizarre behavior, for example. It has been conjectured that the subjects may have been thought to have been possessed by spirits which the holes would allow to escape.
Moreover, they saw mental and physical illness as a result of natural causes and an imbalance in bodily humors. Hippocrates frequently wrote that an excess of black bile resulted in irrational thinking and behavior.
The Romans also supported humane treatment of the mentally ill, and in so doing codified into law the principle of insanity as a mitigation of responsibility for criminal acts,  although the criterion for insanity was sharply set as the defendant had to be found "non compos mentis", a term meaning "not sound of mind".
Europe's oldest asylum was the precursor of today's Bethlem Royal Hospital in Londonknown then as Bedlam, which began admitting the mentally ill in and is mentioned in Chaucer 's Canterbury Tales.
The first American asylum was built in Williamsburg, Virginiacirca Before the 19th century these hospitals were used to isolate the mentally ill or the socially ostracized from society rather than cure them or maintain their health.
Pictures from this era portrayed patients bound with rope or chains, often to beds or walls, or restrained in straitjackets. In medicine Wikinews has related news: Joseph Merlino on sexuality, insanity, Freud, fetishes and apathy Insanity is no longer considered a medical diagnosis but is a legal term in the United States, stemming from its original use in common law.
Insanity defense In United States criminal lawinsanity may serve as an affirmative defense to criminal acts and thus does not need to negate an element of the prosecution's case such as general or specific intent. All jurisdictions require a sanity evaluation to address the question first of whether or not the defendant has a mental illness.
Most courts accept a major mental illness such as psychosis but will not accept the diagnosis of a personality disorder for the purposes of an insanity defense.
The second question is whether the mental illness interfered with the defendant's ability to distinguish right from wrong. That is, did the defendant know that the alleged behavior was against the law at the time the offense was committed.
Additionally, some jurisdictions add the question of whether or not the defendant was in control of their behavior at the time of the offense. For example, if the defendant was compelled by some aspect of their mental illness to commit the illegal act, the defendant could be evaluated as not in control of their behavior at the time of the offense.
The forensic mental health specialists submit their evaluations to the court.
Since the question of sanity or insanity is a legal question and not a medical one, the judge and or jury will make the final decision regarding the defendant's status regarding an insanity defense. Insanity is generally no defense in a civil lawsuit. However, in civil cases, the insanity of the plaintiff can toll the statute of limitations for filing a suit until the plaintiff has recovered from this condition, or until a statute of repose has run.The true-life diary of a thirty-something, soon-to-be-divorced, OCD-germaphobe knitter who has four cats.
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